Some teenagers want to obtain a boat to find a brother. When they look around a boat without permission, they find a thief who takes them on his escape. They are caught in a storm and arrive at Letchi Island where natives of Infant Island have been enslaved by the terrorist organisation Red Bamboo. Red Bamboo runs a heavy water factory to process a juice which holds off the monster, Ebirah, which otherwise traps them on the island. The young men meet beautiful but tough Daiyo and wake up Godzilla to put an end to the Red Bamboo.Written by
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The Godzilla suit used for this film, the "Daisenso-Goji," was first used in the previous film Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (1965). During filming, the head of the suit had to be detached and put on the body of the "Mosu-Goji" Godzilla suit (from Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)), creating the frilled dinosaur Jirass in Episode #10 ("The Mysterious Dinosaur Base") of "Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu" (1966)_. A new head had to be made for the headless Daisenso-Goji suit in short order, with a creepy bug-eyed stare and strange elevated eyebrows. The new look starts at the beginning of Godzilla's siege on the Red Bamboo base. Japanese fans name this revised suit the "Nankai-Goji." See more »
Strings holding up Mothra visible in certain shots. See more »
For the Columbia/Tri-Star U.S. DVD release, which uses the original uncut Japanese version, the English language credits list the noted composer Masaru Sato as "Mararu Sato." See more »
In the original Japanese version, there is rock music playing in the background as Godzilla is fighting the Red Bamboo air force. However, when the film was released in America, the music was deleted. See more »
This film, known mainly as "Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster," is one of the better 60's G flicks. The plot is actually decent and flows nicely as you are waiting for Godzilla's appearance. The Godzilla costume is good and the battles are also well done. Not the best Godzilla film, but definitely decent enough to hold your interest.
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